HEISEY WIND ENSEMBLE

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Heisey Wind Ensemble Big Band
 
The next HWEBB concert will be May 17, 2014. 
Until then please enjoy these video and audio links of past performances.
 
Featured video from the HWEBB's Gershwin Concert:
 
Featured audio selections from the HWEBB click here:
 
Featured video selections from the HWEBB click here:

Here are pictures from the HWEBB performances with Kelly Delaveris and Dwight Lenox .
 
 

Heisey Wind Ensemble Big Band
 
Vocalist - Dwight Lenox

Alto Sax

Don Stemen

Tim Wallick

Tenor Sax

Jerry Comer

Shawn “Thunder” Wallace

Bari Sax

Bill Isenhart

Trumpet

Matthew Harriman

Ben Huntoon

Kelly Shellhammer

David Turrill

David Wolford

Trombone

Ben Factor

Doug Moran

Chris Ott

Diana Wightman

Piano

Peter Larson

Bass

Lee Ensminger

Drums

Randall Lamb
 
 

 
The HWE Big Band is an offshoot of the Heisey Wind Ensemble that has presented concert band programs for the past 28 years.  HWE members Randall Lamb, Doug Moran and David DeCarolis felt there was a need for a quality big band in the area and spearheaded the formation of the HWEBB in 2010.  The band gave a well received premier performance at the 2010 Newark Jazz and Ribs Festival and were invited back to perform at the 2011 and 2012 NJ&RF attracting the largest crowds each day.
 
The band has also performed at the Newark Independence Day Celebration, the Granville "Concert on the Green", a concert at Granville High School and in several concerts at their home in the Reese Center at OSUN. 
 
HWE Music Director Dr. Russel Mikkelson, Director of Bands at The Ohio State University, leads the
20 member ensemble which has a traditional big band instrumentation of 5 saxophones, 5 trumpets,
5 trombones, rhythm section and vocalist. Membership in the HWE Big Band is drawn from the Heisey Wind Ensemble, which is an audition only group.  Each concert the HWE Big Band gives is prepared and rehearsed specifically for the performance. The HWEBB is thrilled to have had as our guest vocalists Kelly Delaveris, Dwight Lenox and Belinda Paisley. 
 
For information on booking the HWEBB for a concert please contact Doug Moran via this web site.